Professional Notice

CMS Grau


Leading full-service firm with more than 85 years of experience advising clients from all over the globe. CMS Grau is one of Peru’s most prestigious and solid law firms and a strategic CMS office in the region. It is recognised for its innovation and creativity providing ground-breaking legal and business-oriented solutions to effectively meet the needs of investors in a changing global economy.

Main areas of practice

Administrative: licences, permits and authorisations, sanctioning procedures, selection processes, public contracts, settlement of disputes in arbitration.

Aviation: operation and flight permits for airlines, governmental authorisations for rendering transport and freight services and airline charters.

Banking and finance: financing of companies, real estate and project finance, loans and syndicated loans, trusts, issuance and placement of debt securities and leasing, investment and mutual funds, tender offers and takeover bids, stock market regulations.

Bankruptcy: reorganisations and liquidations, workouts, takeovers, purchase and sale of distressed assets, cross-border insolvency (including Chapter 11 matters), corporate dissolution and winding-up. 

Competition: antitrust regulation, trade protection, market access, advertising, protection of unfair competition, consumer protection.

Compliance: legal and criminal risk assessment and management, corruption and anti-money laundering compliance, preventive audits, ISO 19601 and ISO 37001, whistle-blowing, internal investigations.

Corporate and M&A: incorporation and start-up of companies, shares syndication, joint ventures, business collaboration structures; local and international due diligence, mergers and spin-offs, private and public acquisition and sale of companies, businesses and assets, real estate project development.

Dispute resolution: civil, commercial, constitutional, criminal processes and arbitration, judicial/administrative proceedings, conciliation and mediation. International arbitration before ICC and the ICSID, among others.

Employment: labour policies, personnel planning, reorganisation and recruitment, immigration, pension funds, social security, health and safety, sexual harassment policies, collective negotiations and dismissals, audits, labour claims and labour legal processes.

Energy: oil and gas licensing and permitting, service contracts, farm-ins/farm-outs, transport and supply contracts, refineries; electricity concessions and privatisations, power generation, transmission and distribution concessions, PPAs, development of renewables. Dispute resolutions and international arbitration. 

Environment: ISO 14001, OHSAS, 18001 and ISO 9001, pre-audits, regulatory compliance, permits and licences, transportation and solid waste, carbon market issues, sustainability, environmental sanctioning proceedings.

Hotels and leisure: legal structure and implementation of projects, structuring and negotiating management and franchise contracts, setting up finance, restructuring and selling of assets.

Intellectual property: protection, registry, renewal and amendment of IP rights, licence agreements. IP protection strategies including administrative and judicial proceedings.

Life sciences: transversal advice including regulatory, product liability, competition, public procurement, IP, M&A, commercial matters.

Mining: acquisition, defence and registry of mining rights, investment, acquisition of mining assets and projects, approval of mining and environmental permits, closure of mines, mining audits, project financing, dispute resolution and international arbitration.

Projects: private investment initiatives, investment projects, negotiation of contracts, concessions, privatisations, PPPs, public tenders and biddings, projects over assets, public works for tax deductions, project finance, dispute resolution and international arbitration.

Real estate: property diagnosis and clearance, design and structuring of real estate and urban projects, drafting and negotiating contracts, negotiation of real estate rights, financing, dispute resolution and arbitration.

Tax: tax planning, corporate restructuring, tax due diligence, tax audits, administrative and judicial claims, price transfer, VAT recovery, stability agreements.

TMC: IT law, e-commerce, fintech, IoT, data protection and regulatory matters.

Av. Santa María 130
Miraflores, L18
PeruTel: +51 1 513 9430

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